​Apple suffers first double-digit decline as Samsung extends smartphone lead

Global sales of smartphones to end users totalled 349 million units in the first quarter of 2016, a 3.9 percent increase over the same period in 2015.According to Gartner, smartphone sales represented 78 percent of total mobile phone sales in the first quarter of 2016, with Apple suffering its first double-digit decline, allowing Samsung to[…]

Samsung TV data protection court case in Germany is a wake up call from the past 

There’s no let up among German consumer rights organizations who want technology firms to respect privacy and data protection laws. This week, Samsung’s in the dock over one of its Internet-enabled TVs. Alas, we should have seen it coming – if only we’d been watching the screens that have so clearly been watching us. Even[…]